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  • Start date details

    3rd September 2024

  • Closing date

    28 June 2024 at 12pm (midday)

  • Date listed

    14 June 2024

Job details

Job role

  • Teaching assistant

Visa sponsorship

Visas cannot be sponsored

Working pattern

Part time

Contract type


Full-time equivalent salary

£25,119.00 Annually (FTE) Actual salary £14,224 per annum

ELSA/Family Support Assistant job summary

ELSA/Family Support Assistant

Pickwick Academy Trust would like to recruit a permanent, part-time ELSA/ Family Support Assistant, based at Greentrees Primary School.

Hours: 25 hours per week, 38 weeks per year (term time only, excluding TD Days). The exact pattern is to be agreed with the right candidate.

Salary: Point F9 - £25,119 pro rata, per annum, dependent on experience (actual salary £14,224 per annum).

Start date: 3rd September 2024

Greentrees Primary School is a two site two form entry Primary School with a 12 place Resource Base. The school is situated on the outskirts of Salisbury. The school was judged as Outstanding in its last inspection in March 2015.

The school has strong international links and has an enquiry led skills based broad and balanced curriculum. The school prides itself on its behaviour. It is also committed to teaching children how they learn as well as the content of the curriculum. The school uses Guy Claxton’s 4 Rs of Learning and Carol Dweck’s Growth Mindset model to achieve this.

Greentrees Primary School would like to appoint an enthusiastic and high-quality teacher with vision and creativity, who enjoys working within a dynamic and committed staff. We believe that children only get one chance to experience childhood, and that they have an absolute right to the highest quality of education.

Greentrees Primary School is looking to recruit a ELSA/ Family Support Assistant to:

Provide advice, support and guidance to parents to promote positive care and parenting skills.

Work closely with other agencies and the local community to promote collaborative working.

Ensure a programme of Family Learning is organised and available for parents on both sites.

Support vulnerable families by attending relevant Social Care meetings.

Provide support for children with identified social and emotional needs

Ensure that the pupils can integrate as fully as possible in the nurture based activities undertaken by the other children in the ELSA provision.

Run specific programmes and activities to assist the pupils’ individual learning social and emotional needs based on the nurture principles

Implement these activities and to review progress with the SENCO and parent/carers.

Please refer to the job description and person specification for further information.

We can offer:

A happy school community, underpinned by a caring and supportive staff team

Engaging children, eager to learn and thrive

Excellent training and development opportunities, as part of Pickwick Academy Trust

A wide range of staff benefits (please refer to the attached Applicant Information pack)

Interested candidates are required to apply by 12noon on Friday 28th June 2024

Interviews will be conducted on Friday 12th July 2024

All shortlisted candidates will be subject to online searches as part of safer recruitment due diligence. Successful candidates will be subject to a range of pre-employment checks including an enhanced DBS check and a barred list check if working in regulated activity

At Pickwick Academy Trust we are committed to safeguarding children and promoting the welfare of children and young people and we require anyone joining our school to actively contribute to this commitment. All successful candidates will be subject to Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) checks along with other relevant employment checks.

The post is exempt from the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 and the amendments to the Exceptions Order 1975, 2013 and 2020

Pickwick Academy Trust is committed to equality of opportunity for all. Our aim is to ensure that no applicant or employee is discriminated against or is disadvantaged by policies, procedures, conditions or requirements

Commitment to safeguarding

Our organisation is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults. We expect all staff, volunteers and trustees to share this commitment.

Our recruitment process follows the keeping children safe in education guidance.

Offers of employment may be subject to the following checks (where relevant):
childcare disqualification
Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS)
online and social media
prohibition from teaching
right to work
satisfactory references
suitability to work with children

You must tell us about any unspent conviction, cautions, reprimands or warnings under the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act 1974 (Exceptions) Order 1975.

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About Greentrees Primary School

School type
Academy, ages 4 to 11
Education phase
View all Primaryjobs
School size
434 pupils enrolled
Age range
4 to 11

School location

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